TSU halts three-game skid with blowout win over Tennessee Tech
After three straight road losses, the Tennessee State Tigers returned home for the Homecoming festivities and a date with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. And in their return home, the Tigers came out and put...Read more
TSU Lady Tigers look to bounce back in the 2018-2019 season
The first season for TSU Lady Tigers basketball coach Jessica Kern did not go so well. The team did not make the OVC Tournament and finished the season 6-21. With a new season, however, there...Read more
The best wide receiver in the NFL right now is……
Coming into this season, there were plenty of receivers everyone was waiting to see. Julio Jones and his combination of size, speed and power can make some magical things happen for Matt Ryan and the...Read more
The Jags have a decision to make on Blake Bortles
The Jacksonville Jaguars were considered a Super Bowl contender in the AFC before the season started. The team was very good defensively and that helped propel them to the AFC Championship game, ultimately losing to...Read more
TSU Football: Searching for consistency
The Tennessee State Tigers were on the verge of beating Vanderbilt over at their home stadium the last weekend in September. A few missed plays here and there and we could all be talking about...Read more
TSU creates basketball excitement with #BigBlueMadness
The Tennessee State Tigers and Lady Tigers did not finish where they wanted to last season. The Tigers had visions of winning the OVC Tournament and did not do so, falling in the first round....Read more
Open Your Eyes!
The dream of writing was one I never knew I had. On a July ride back from Georgia in 2010, my wife and I were listening to sports talk. There was a perspective on a particular sports talk show that I disagreed with. I mumbled, grumbled and was going off on the subject as we rode back to Tennessee. I actually thought I could come up with something better on the discussed topic. Well, my wife put me to the test when she said I should write about it.
From there, my writing started with The Everyday Man’s Sports Blog. I was raw with my perspective. Of course I had no idea what I was really doing. The only writing training I had was English class in high school and college. I took that and made it into what I thought was something that voiced my opinion. And from there, my voice was created.
Over the years, I have written at many different places. From short pieces to lengthy ones, my style has varied. And over that time, a voice developed. It was not one that was similar to another, but my unique voice.
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